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Table 1 Match of bacterial taxa between BALF and blood (culture results versus most abundant bacteria from microbiome analysis)

From: Blood cultures and blood microbiota analysis as surrogates for bronchoalveolar lavage fluid analysis in dogs with bacterial pneumonia

Dog# BALF Culture Result Blood Culture Result Most abundant genus (% RA)
Genus Species BALF Blood OP
1a Haemophilusb haemoglobinophilus No growth Haemophilusb (23.4) Mycoplasma (37.8) Haemophilus (26.2)
2a Pasteurella canis No growth Acinetobacter (19.4) Streptococcus sp. (18.5) Frederikseniac (31.7)
3 Pseudomonas putida No growth Brevundimonas (32.7) Gemmata (12.9) Haemophilus (68.0)
Stenotrophomonas maltophila
Achromobacter xylosoxidans
4 Pseudomonas putida No growth Carnobacterium (69.9) Streptococcus (23.6) N/A  
Pseudomonas oleovorans
5 Lactobacillus salivarius No growth Lactobacillus (56.2) Cutibacterium (30.7) Lactobacillus (21.7)
6 Escherichiab coli No growth Escherichiab (97.5) Streptococcus (13.4) Haemophilus (17.1)
7 Escherichiab coli E. colib Escherichiab (91.6) Streptococcusb (15.4) N/A  
Klebsiellab pneumoniae Klebsiella pneumoniaeb
Streptococcusb canis Streptococcus canisb
8 Klebsiella oxytoca Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Acinetobacterb (55.8) Acinetobacterb (83.9) Alloprevotella (20.7)
Streptococcus canis
9 Neisseriab weaveri Neisseria weaveric Frederikseniac (37.1) Acinetobacter (61.6) Frederikseniac (24.3)
Ursidibacterd maritimus Federiksenia canicola
  1. BALF bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, OTU operational taxonomic unit, RA relative abundance, N/A not available (OP not collected)
  2. a Community-acquired pneumonia; b Represent identification of the same taxa via culture and 16S rRNA sequencing; c Frederiksenia sp. at the genus level comprised by a single OTU: Pasteurellaceae bacterium Orientalotternb1; d A Pasteurella like organism with no known pathogenic potential